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Long-time barber loves the business

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There’s a new barber on the block, and he considers hair his calling. “This is a labor of love,” said Larry Weston, 57, who opened the Independence Barber Shop in Boger City in April. “This is not something you do for a long time if you don’t like people.” Weston…

YMCA hosts free nutrition seminar

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A summer intern has helped the Lincoln County Family YMCA focus on health as a whole. “For overall health and wellness, exercise and nutrition go hand in hand,” said Donna Sassano, senior wellness and member experience director. Laura Dotson, a rising senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel…

Food, fun and a first for Betty’s Bistro and Bakery

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Last Thursday, members of the Denver Area Business Association (DABA) gathered at Betty’s Bistro and Bakery for some food and fun. The event, which was this month’s Business After Hours happening, was an occasion to put business on the backburner and focus on having a good time. It was the…

Working on local fishing TV show leads her to new career

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Many who sit in an office all day likely dream of being able to work from the comfort of home. For Beverly Weston, owner of Morningstar Travel in Denver, that dream is a reality. Weston is enjoying much success in her home-based business, although things did get off to a…

Lake Calendar

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Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets 7:10 p.m. Tuesdays in the Asbury United Methodist Church parlor. Weigh-in starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-5484 or (704) 735-6433. East Lincoln Community Garden Club meets 9:45 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Webbs Chapel Church on Webbs…

Around Town 7/18/2007

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REVIVAL MEETING Fairview Baptist Church, 5084 Fairview Church Road will hold revival starting today through Friday. Services begin 7 p.m. There will also be special singing. Take N.C. 27 West to Flay Road, turn left onto Fairview Church Road. CONCERT Brian Jackson will perform a free concert at Boger City…

Thank you for your dedication and service

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(Above photo, from left) Renee Coulter, who will be taking over for Robert Hamilton on the board of adjustment, offers congratulations to him. (Below picture) Robert Hamilton and Becky Burke share a laugh with Steve Gurley at the Lincolnton board of adjustment and planning board meeting Tuesday, which was the…

East Lincoln County park to be ready by Spring 2008

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After 10 years in the making, residents of east Lincoln finally saw visible progress for a park in their area. when Lincoln County Parks and Recreation held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday evening for the Beatty’s Ford Access Park, which is expected to be open by spring 2008. “It’s thrilling for…

Around Town 7/16/2007

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BLOODMOBILE The Lincoln County chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a bloodmobile drive at the James W. Warren Citizens Center 2:30 – 7 p.m. Wednesday. Anyone wishing donate must be at least 17-years-old and weigh at least 110 pounds and furnish photo ID. YARD SALE The Westside House…

50th Anniversary

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